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A rare cause of pericardial effusion and ascites: POEMS syndrome

Bilal Katipoglu, Zeynep Katipoğlu, Ihsan Ates, Gokhan Yirgin, Burak Furkan Demir, Fatih Acehan
  • Zeynep Katipoğlu
    Department of Ophthalmology, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya,, Turkey
  • Ihsan Ates
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
  • Gokhan Yirgin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
  • Burak Furkan Demir
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
  • Fatih Acehan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Abstract

POEMS syndrome is an important paraneoplastic syndrome associated with multisystem involvement. Extravascular volume overload like pericardial effusion and ascites has a broad differential diagnosis. In addition, it may be initial presentation of disease. For that reason, this case report is highlight to warn of different forms of presentation of poems syndrome.

Keywords

ascıtes, perıcardıal effusıon, poems syndrome.

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